Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1937
Ties: 1920
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1940
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1920
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
21.69"
(550.93mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
30.67"
(779.02mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
38.15"
(969.01mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
40.61"
(1,031.49mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
44.27"
(1,124.46mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
66.84"
(1,697.74mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
89.14"
(2,264.16mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2005
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
127.81"
(3,246.37mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-6.21"
(-157.74mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2005
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
167.05"
(4,243.07mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-11.70"
(-297.18mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
213.58"
(5,424.93mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-9.78"
(-248.41mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/